177.254 MANDATORY MEAL BREAK.
Subdivision 1. Meal break.
An employer must permit each employee who is working for
eight or more consecutive hours sufficient time to eat a meal.
Subd. 2. Payment not required.
Nothing in this section requires the employer to pay the
employee during the meal break.
Subd. 3. Collective bargaining agreement.
Nothing in this section prohibits employers and
employees from establishing meal periods different from those provided in this section pursuant
to a collective bargaining agreement.
History: 1989 c 167 s 1